The Ducati rider has scored 4 podiums to date in 2021 and all of them have been second-places, along with his newest coming in final weekend’s Catalan Grand Prix when he narrowly missed the win to KTM’s Miguel Oliveira.
Now 5 years into his MotoGP profession, Zarco is overdue a victory having come shut on quite a few events.
Zarco – now 14 factors off the championship lead – is satisfied the win will are available in time, however admits crucial factor for him is to proceed scoring robust factors towards standings chief Fabio Quartararo.
“For me [it] might be good to win however clearly second place, 20 factors is at all times superb for me,” he stated.
“So, I’m not too apprehensive for the victory and don’t put an excessive amount of strain on myself as a result of I consider it will probably come when all the things might be even higher in management.
“However I’m nonetheless rising up on the bike and it is a good feeling.
“I really feel the Ducati has large potential, I’m attempting to do my finest to make use of it each time higher and higher, and when all of the conditions are underneath good management possibly I’ll have the victory.”
Johann Zarco, Pramac Racing
Picture by: MotoGP
When requested by Autosport if his strategy was impressed by Joan Mir’s title-winning 2020 season, Zarco added: “Joan Mir from final yr is a good instance for this type of technique, however this isn’t the technique now we have initially of the weekend.
“We have actually tried to do our greatest to have the ability to win, however I nonetheless see that one thing is lacking.
“Like right here, say possibly half a lap extra or one lap extra I may win, however 24 laps have been sufficient for all of us.
“Simply I needed to be a bit quicker initially, which I didn’t do.
“So, if this can provide me the benefit on the finish of the yr I would be the first one pleased.
“However clearly now we have to watch out with Fabio, he was so quick this weekend and with out this downside I feel he was possibly ready behind Miguel to assault him however he acquired the issue.
“So, we acquired the benefit. So, crucial factor is to get factors on him greater than the victory in the meanwhile.”